Article by Dominika Zielińska
True wholesome honey releases sugar in the blood more slowly. It may also contain small amounts of vitamins, minerals and propolis.
Molasses provide a good substitute for sugar, which can be used, for example, for baking cookies. It is a rich source of vitamins B1, B2, B3 and iron, calcium and potassium.
It is less sweet, but richer in minerals than sugar. When buying a product, make sure that it contains only maple syrup (often there are substitutes: water, sugar and flavors).
FRUIT AND FRUIT CONCENTRATES
These products, whose basic ingredient is pineapples, pears, peaches, grapes or other fruits, contain a certain amount of primary nutrients. These are great additions to cakes and pastries as well as breakfast cereals. You can buy them in health food stores or do it yourself, mixing fresh fruit with fruit juice.
DATES AND OTHER DRIED FRUITS
They can be added to cakes, pastries and other products as natural “sweeteners”.
Fruits are an ideal way to sweeten breakfast cereals and natural yogurt.
Malt syrup made from barley or rice, contains a certain amount of nutrients found in the cereals from which it was produced, such as vitamins K, B, A and C and calcium. You can buy it in health food stores.
It gives a pleasant, sweet taste to herbal teas.